A small ivory seal-type netsuke of a kirin. 19th century

A small ivory seal-type netsuke of a kirin. 19th century

Seated on its haunches with a shishi’s fur, the head raised as it bays with jaws open, the long horn touching the upright tail and flames emerging from the front legs. The base with a meander pattern. The eye pupils of black glass.
Height 3.6 cm

Provenienz

Estate of an English collector (sold at Bonhams, London, 11.11.2010, lot 114)

Lot 778 Nα

Schätzpreis:
500 € - 700 €

Ergebnis:
620 €